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Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
October 27, 2011
Tangen, one-time Murdock coach, to enter hoops HOF
Don Tangen, who began is coaching career at Murdock High School, will be inducted into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame...
October 27, 2011 - 12:22am
October 14, 2011
In the photo, Starter Elaine Engle has a watchful eye on the varsity medley relay at Thursday's meet between Willmar and Brainerd. The retired...
October 14, 2011 - 12:34am
October 7, 2011
2011 Cardinal Pride HOF: Elaine Engle
Elaine Engle Started program and head girls golf coach 1972-2003 -- 8 section titles, 1st in state Class AA in 1985 (1st Willmar team for any...
October 7, 2011 - 1:33am
2011 Cardinal Pride HOF: Hal Miller
Hal Miller Head girls tennis coach 1978-2004 -- won-loss record: 377-154, 8 CLC titles, 7 runner-up finishes, 8 trips to team AA state tournament,...
October 7, 2011 - 12:51am
September 26, 2011
Former Cardinal star Lori Roufs joining Bison HOF
FARGO, N.D. -- Lori (Roufs) Hanson, a 1992 graduate of Willmar High School, is one of seven new members of the Bison Athletic Hall of Fame at North Dakota State University. The induction will be held starting at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Fargo on Friday. Tickets are available...
September 26, 2011 - 12:27am
September 14, 2011
Card Pride HOF ticket deadline is Sept. 23
Tickets for the Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame Banquet at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the American Legion honoring retired Willmar coaches Elaine Engle and Hal Miller are available until Sept. 23. Dinner tickets are $10.95 for adults and $5.95 for children. Due to a previous commitment,...
September 14, 2011 - 12:11am
April 11, 2011
Former Glenwood pilot to be inducted in MN Aviation Hall of Fame
GLENWOOD -- Peter G. Tanis, an inventor and longtime flight instructor in Glenwood, is among nine people being inducted this month into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place April 30. Tanis, a native of Kalamazoo, Mich., learned to fly when he was 16...
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Ramey, Skjei, Behrens voted into Tribune's Hall of Fame
Two former area athletes who went on to become college football teammates at the University of Minnesota and later became successful high school...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Blyleven elected to Hall of Fame
NEW YORK (AP) -- Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last season. Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire, Jeff Bagwell and Juan Gonzalez came nowhere close. Hall voters, for now,...
January 5, 2011 - 1:56pm
December 23, 2010
Finalists named for Tribune Hall
After a one-year hiatus, the West Central Tribune has brought back its Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established in 1999 with Barry Wohler, Mike Kingery, Bob Bruggers and Brad Rheingans being the first four to be inducted. Since then, 17 more have been inducted. Last...
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2010
Kodet brothers among Minn. Music Hall of Fame inductees
WILLMAR -- Roger and Doug Kodet, are being inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame during a banquet and induction ceremony Friday at Turner...
November 4, 2010 - 4:17pm
August 30, 2010
Commentary: A brief dream does come true
NEW YORK -- August finally redeemed itself from shark-jumping hysteria with an original, spontaneous, transcendent event -- the accidental intersection of one Antoine Dodson, his sister, her would-be rapist, and some musical magicians who tapped into that uniquely American reservoir...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
American Opinion: On the risks of fame
By The Associated Press Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On the risks of fame: Much of the world held its breath recently as the fate of a 16-year-old California girl bobbed in the balance.
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 24, 2010
5 inducted into NASCAR Hall
By Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The inaugural five members of NASCAR's new Hall of Fame were inducted Sunday in a ceremony that both honored auto racing's pioneers and celebrated the entire industry. NASCAR founder Bill France was lauded for his vision of...
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
Former Vikings great Randle to enter Pro Football Hall of Fame
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Vikings defensive tackle John Randle has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Randle was in a...
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am